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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb 0.3–1.2 m tall, sometimes woody at base; stems pilose with long slender hairs and short glandular hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves aromatic, (narrowly) obovate and often lobed, sessile or with a winged petiole, 2–5 cm long, 0.8–3 cm wide (occasionally basal leaves to 16 cm long and 7 cm wide, rarely also large leaves at branch bases), base auriculate with small, narrowly ovate auricles, sometimes decurrent in two lines of lobes similar to the auricles, margins irregularly serrate and often blade pinnatifid proximally, apex acute, pilose and glandular on both surfaces.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 6–9 mm long, in lax leafy corymbs of several to many heads; stalks of individual capitula 2–20 mm long; phyllaries subequal, the outermost smallest, 2–8 mm long, 0.5–1.2 mm wide, margins scarious and ciliate, acute, pubescent and glandular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets white to pinkish, 180–280, tube filiform, 3.7–4.2 mm long, minutely toothed; style 4.3–4.6 mm long with glabrous branches; inner florets pinkish purple, 6–12, tube 4–5 mm long, widening only slightly, lobes 0.3–0.5 mm long, glandular; anthers 1.5–1.8 mm long, with very short tails and short ovate distal appendages; style 4.5–5.2 mm long with short papillose branches.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical, 0.7–1 mm long, pubescent; pappus of white barbellate bristles 4–5 mm long.
Figures
Fig. 72 (page 358).
Habitat
Moist sites along rivers, in forest, also a weed of cultivation; 1–1350 m
Distribution
K1 K3 K4 K7 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T8 U1 a widespread weed of the tropics and subtropics, but uncommon in our area

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Distribution
Introduced in Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 10 - 200 m.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 10 - 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

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[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Pseudoconyza viscosa (Mill.) D'Arcy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Laizer, G.S. [1376], Tanzania K000614909
Kotschy [345], Sudan K000274098
Sieber [s.n.], Senegal K000274097
Mwangoka, M.A. [4188], Tanzania K000614919
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3069], India Conyza aurita K001118531
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3069], India Conyza aurita K001118532
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3086] Conyza aurita K001118549
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3086] Conyza aurita K001118550
Baron, R. [5348], Madagascar Blumea bojeri K000274067
Bojer [s.n.], Madagascar Blumea bojeri K000274066
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3083] Conyza villosa K001129337
Ash, J. [1160], Ethiopia Blumea aurita 35471.000

First published in Phytologia 25: 281 (1973)

Accepted by

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

Not accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Blumea viscosa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • D'Arcy in Phytologia 25: 281 (1973).

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Plants and People Africa
Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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